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Harry Potter And The Goblet Of Fire Sets Records

November 29, 2005

Harry Potter And The Goblet Of Fire Sets Records at the New Zealand Box Office

New Zealand’s box office records are being rewritten after HARRY POTTER AND THE GOBLET OF FIRE swooped in to gross a massive NZD $2,098,477 in its opening weekend.

Playing to packed cinemas over the weekend, HARRY POTTER AND THE GOBLET OF FIRE achieved the 5th highest ever New Zealand opening weekend, smashing all previous Harry Potter openings.

NZ’S TOP 5 OPENING WEEKENDS:

#1 The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King NZD$2,609,992
#2 The Lord Of The Rings: The Two Towers NZD$2,290,584
#3 Shrek 2 NZD$2,202,050
#4 The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring NZD$2,125,910
#5 HARRY POTTER AND THE GOBLET OF FIRE NZD$2,098,477

During the four-day box office weekend, the film also became the highest-grossing EVER November release.

HARRY POTTER AND THE GOBLET OF FIRE released throughout New Zealand on Thursday 24 November 2005 on 90 prints at 65 cinema locations.

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